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Exxon Mobil Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, -1.18% advanced 3.37% to $56.42 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.91% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.48% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Exxon Mobil Corp. closed $8.51 short of its 52-week high ($64.93), which the company achieved on June 25th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Chevron Corp. CVX, -0.58% rose 2.12% to $98.24. Trading volume (23.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 19.0 M.

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